Shrimp Claws Salad

Looking for a seafood dinner for Halloween? Then check out this flavorful shrimp salad creatively arranged in claw shape.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup seafood seasoning
3
lb uncooked medium shrimp in shells
3/4
cup finely chopped celery
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1/3
cup mayonnaise
2
tablespoons capers, drained
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
3/4
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
Chopped avocado, if desired
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 1 In Dutch oven, heat 12 cups water and seafood seasoning to boiling. Add shrimp. Cook uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain.
  • 2 Peel shrimp, leaving tails on 24 shrimp. Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp; wash out vein. Chop remaining shrimp. In large bowl, mix chopped shrimp and remaining ingredients except avocado and cilantro. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours. Chill shrimp with tails separately.
  • 3 Evenly divide shrimp salad among 8 footed serving dishes. Garnish with avocado and cilantro. Hang 3 reserved shrimp with tails around rim of each dish to look like claws.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
194
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Sodium
1364mg
1364%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
1/2g
1/2%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.